Supporting high-quality, policy-oriented, social-science research in developing countries 

Highlights

AFD-GDN Biodiversity & Development Awards

The new AFD-GDN Biodiversity & Development Awards will create high-quality multidisciplinary...

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The Global Development Awards Competition 2020

The Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development is a competitive research grant...

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Research

Upcoming GDN events

Learn about GDN events happening around the world. Visit to register for the Doing Research in...

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Call for National Focal Points for GDN's Doing Research Program

Call for Expressions of Interest: Assessing Social Science Research Systems Doing Research...

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GDN In The News

Are research links with the developing world still a one way street? Read Francesco Obino's comments in THE World University Rankings | Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about sustainable development and sustainable debt for African nations on CNBC Africa | Inaya Rakhmani and Zulfa Sakhiyya say that Indonesian policymaking is not informed by quality research and academic freedom in The Conversation | Read Anindya Chaudhuri's comments on GDN's point of view about safe and ethical artifical intelligence in The Economic Times | Read a blog by Madhuri Dass Woudenberg on The Research Whisperer on how to approach data visualization | How can research lead to Greener Outcomes? Read a piece by Pierre Jacquet on the Green Climate Fund blog on how research can facilitate bottom up understanding of local natural and social facts | Read this op-ed in The Hindustan Times by GDN's Ramona Angelescu Naqvi and Madhuri Dass Woudenberg on how to include more women in social science research.

 

GDNews Sept 2020

An update from GDN in September, including the closing deadline for the Global Development...

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Annual Report 2019

GDN's 20th Annual Report 2019 outlines its achievements in the past years.

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GDN Makes a Difference

Read more about GDN’s contributions to a buoyant knowledge-for development agenda, since its...

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